Immigration

Alabama

U.S. House panel debates voting by noncitizens, which is already illegal • Alabama Reflector | #elections | #alabama

WASHINGTON — Republicans on the U.S. House Administration Committee argued at a Thursday hearing that there is a need for legislative action to bar noncitizens from voting in federal elections — even though voting by noncitizens in federal elections is extremely rare and already illegal. “American elections are for American citizens and we intend to keep […]

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Alabama

Alabama Senator and Mom Brings Debate Back to Reality | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Last week, our neighbor from Alabama, Senator Katie Britt, delivered the Republican response to President Biden’s State of the Union address. Speaking directly from her family’s home, she discussed challenges facing everyday Americans. Her heartfelt reflections contrasted the angry rant delivered earlier that night. The president tried to sell his agenda to the American people, […]

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City Council

4 finalists for appointment to vacant Tucson City Council seat | #citycouncil

The Tucson City Council has narrowed the list of potential appointments to the vacant Ward 6 seat to four candidates, according to multiple sources inside City Hall. Former Councilmember Karin Uhlich, former state lawmaker Pamela Powers, current Ward 2 aide Ted Prezelski and attorney Vince Rabago made the cut from the 12 applicants for the […]

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City Council

Letters to the Editor — Texas A&M, preservation program, Dallas City Council, sheriff race | #citycouncil

Bonfire wrong memorial Texas A&M University is unique for many reasons. Its distinctive culture permeates every aspect of its existence. At the core of its culture is the courage to always do what is right regardless of opinion or consequences. While traditions are revered at A&M, those traditions can never supersede the dignity we accord […]

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Mayor

Letters to the Editor — Mayor candidates, Asian Americans, Mike Johnson, Beth Van Duyne

Potential mayoral candidates Re: “Unplugged — Kids living without phones or social media? Here’s how one Dallas family makes it work,” by Sharon Grigsby, Sunday Metro column. Reading Grigsby’s column about the way Michael and Natalie Sorrell are raising unplugged kids in a smart-phone world reminded me that principled individuals still walk quietly among us. […]

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Alabama

Alabama’s Britt blasts Biden on economy, immigration in GOP State of the Union reply • Alabama Reflector | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

First-term U.S. Sen. Katie Britt of Alabama delivered the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Thursday night, and laid blame on Biden for a host of national and international crises — what she said is chaos at the border, in cities, in the economy and among U.S. allies. Britt stuck […]

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Alabama

Katie Britt and the unreality of Alabama immigration rhetoric • Alabama Reflector | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Imagine if Alabama politicians started treating geothermal energy as a crisis. And not just criticizing particular practices or businesses. We’re talking about a heat pump apocalypse. Introducing legislation to criminalize steam. Storming library board meetings and demanding the removal of any book with the phrase “hot springs.” Using Hot Springs, Arkansas as a snickering shorthand […]

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Alabama

A voter’s guide to the House District 27 special election • Alabama Reflector | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Voters in Marshall County will go to the polls Tuesday to effectively select a new state representative. Six Republicans will compete for the party nomination in House District 27. With no Democratic opponent, the Republican candidate who wins — either with 50% in the primary or in the run-off — will become the presumptive representative. […]

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Alabama

Texas Republican border maneuvers cause chaos, outrage local officials • Alabama Reflector | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

This story originally appeared on Ohio Capital Journal. EL PASO, Texas — Texas’ GOP politicians have long used state law enforcement to act tough on immigration. But developments over the past few days seem to show how their latest maneuvering is inviting chaos — raising fundamental constitutional questions, outraging local officials, and worsening international relations. […]

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City Council

City Council asks highest court to allow non-citizens to vote | #citycouncil

The New York City Council asked the state’s highest court to strike down a pair of rulings in a move that would pave the way for noncitizen immigrants to vote in city elections. The controversial election change, passed by the City Council in late 2021 and signed into law by then-Mayor Bill de Blasio, would […]

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